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Anthology Film Archives | 32 Second Avenue

by Russ Meyer
1965, 92 min, 35mm, b&w

This screening is part of: THE GLANDSCAPE ARTIST: RUSS MEYER

Horny hillbillies and ornery old cusses try to lay their greasy hands on gorgeous country cousin Lorna Maitland in Meyer’s follow-up to his hit LORNA (1964), a rural drama set in Spooner, Missouri, during the Depression. A bawdy barnyard pastiche that would turn Lil’ Abner creator Al Capp green with envy, its evocative cinematography and palpable sense of place make it one of Meyer’s greatest films.